Walla Walla announces 2014 tourism grants

Tri-City HeraldJanuary 25, 2014 

The Walla Walla County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and the Walla Walla County Board of Commissioners have selected five tourism-related events or projects to be made recipient of the $35,000 made available for grants in 2014.

Recipients were selected based on the expectation that they would promote tourism in the area.

The five recipients are as follows:

-- Walla Walla Valley Alliance, $12,500 (in celebration of Walla Walla Valley wine, June 20-22)

-- Shakespeare Walla Walla, $10,000 (to expand to a full year of programming)

-- Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival, $5,000 (musical program series in 2014)

-- Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce, $4,500 (Walla Walla Business Summit, April 11)

-- Waitsburg Celebration Days, $3,000 (community interest event, May 16-18)

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